Health News

Quit Smoking with Online Help
Quitting smoking is extremely difficult for most people, and more methods are needed to help people of all backgrounds to kick the habit to save their lives. A new Internet tool was designed through trial and error to work with smokers optimally.
Sharing a Hookah Not Smart
College students' rates of smoking cigarettes has been declining, but the same cannot be said for an even more ancient way of getting a tobacco high: the waterpipe .
Smoking May Worsen RA
Smoking hurts your lungs, there's no doubt about it. But smoking is bad for you in so many other ways, especially if you have rheumatoid arthritis.
An Apple a Day to Keep Smoking Away?
Trying to quit smoking? Here, have another serving of peas. And munch on some broccoli or fruit salad while you're at it.
Pregnancy: A Good Time to Quit Smoking
One of the best opportunities for women to quit smoking for good is during pregnancy, when ending the bad habit benefits not only them but their unborn child as well.
American vs. EU = It's a Draw
Ready for some good news about teenagers and smoking and drinking? Kids in the U.S. are doing less of both than their peers across the pond.
Taxes and Laws Help Moms Quit
If death and taxes are the only things in the world that are inevitable, then one is actually slowing down the other in this case.
Chantix Safe for Schizophrenics
A lot of people with schizophrenia smoke cigarettes. Clinically stable schizophrenics who took Chantix didn’t show an increase in symptoms, but they were more likely to quit smoking.
Genes, Meds & Smoking
What if different smoking cessation methods were needed for smokers with different genes? This could mean that not all smokers would find success with the same approaches to quitting.
Smoking Increases Surgical Costs
Smoking before and after surgery brings with it a whole host of complications. Quitting smoking, even just one year before surgery can yield outcomes that compare to non-smokers.